Helmet in the Shape of a Crouching Rabbit Date: 17th century Culture: Japanese Medium: Lacquered iron, silver, gold, leather, silk Dimensions: 7 in. ( 17.78 cm) 14 in. ( 35.56 cm) 7" x 14" Classification: Helmets Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1907
Chilta hazar masha (coat of a thousand nails), kulah khud (helmet), bazu band (arm guards). Indian armored clothing made from layers of fabric faced with velvet and studded with numerous small brass nails, which were often gilded. Fabric armor was very popular in India because metal became very hot under the Indian sun. This example has additional armor plates on the chest area, arms, and thighs. The Wallace Collection, London England.
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